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REF NO.: 109

SUBJECT: Collaborative program on integrated operations in remote and harsh locations

DATE: July 13

Note to editors:

In collaboration with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Memorial University is hosting the Summer Program on integrated Operations in Remote and Harsh Locations from June 27-Aug. 5, 2016.

Over the next six weeks, students from Memorial and NTNU will attend customized courses on Memorial’s St. John’s campus, the Marine Institute and the Offshore Safety and Survival Centre in Foxtrap on integrated operations; drilling; improved oil recovery; safety and risk management; automated underwater vehicles; marine safety; and marine logistics and supply.

At the end of the program, students will give a final presentation on a case study to design an integrated operations-centric exploration/development plan for the Flemish Pass area, offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

Media are invited to interview the students and collaborators during the program at the following times:

  • July 14 when students are in the drilling laboratory
  • July 18 and July 22 when students are in the Hibernia Enhanced Oil Recovery Laboratory
  • July 25-26 when students are at the Offshore Safety and Survival Centre in Foxtrap



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